Southport Beach

Visit Southport Beach

Southport beach is a popular summer holiday destination on the North West Coast of England.
Take a stroll down the Grade II listed pier, which is the oldest iron pier and the second longest in the country after Southend.

Great for families to enjoy the seaside safely. This beach is a designated bathing beach and there is also lifeguard cover between Easter and September.

Dog Friendly with restrictions from the Pier south towards Pleasureland (for 555m) and to the tide line.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Safe For Swimming

What to see and do

  • Take A Stroll Along The Pier

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Ainsdale Beach

Beach Location

Marine Dr, Southport PR8 1SB


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Ainsdale Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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